To find out, 76 automotive journalists and 35 countries were gathered to form a panel to look for a decent machine was asked as International Engine of the Year Awards (IEOTYA).
Discussed a variety of machines ranging from machines that are embedded in the sedan, Sport Utility Vehicle to the Multi-Purpose Vehicle which is then divided by a few things from the level of friendliness to the environment, the capacity of the engine to perform.
In each category the judges in the panel, then assess each machine according to the subjectivity and technical knowledge, and take also the consideration of various characteristics such as fuel efficiency, smoothness, noise, performance, and drivability.
The jurors each had 25 points to give to their favorite five machines in every category. A maximum of 15 points can be allocated to a machine, and the minimum is one point. Machine is a machine that already assessed European standards.
After assessment of the award that has lasted 14 years, hundreds of machines was narrowed to 6 engine with the highest scores in each category and then choose who should win it again.
Want to know what machine to be the best engine this year? Here’s the list.
- New Engine: 999cc three-cylinder Ford turbo – Green Engine: General Motors 1.4-liter range-extender – Performance Engine: 4.5-liter Ferrari V8 – Sub 1-liter: Ford 999cc three-cylinder turbo – 1-liter to 1.4-liter: Volkswagen 1.4-liter TSI Twincharger – 1.4-liter to 1.8-liter: BMW / PSA 1.6-liter turbo – 1.8-liter to 2-liter: BMW 2-liter twin-turbo four-cylinder petrol – 2-liter to 2.5-liter: Audi 2.5-liter turbo – 2.5-liter to 3-liter: BMW 3-liter bi-turbo six-cylinder gasoline – 3-liter to 4-liter: BMW 4-liter V8 – Above 4-liter: Ferrari 4.5-liter V8
International Engine of the Year: Ford 999cc three-cylinder turbo